Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Mercedes-AMG GT S Recalled by MBUSA

Mercedes-AMG recently announced that it is recalling around 135 units of its GT S. Affected models are those built with the 2016 model year or produced sometime between June 1 to July 24, 2015. According to Autoblog, the recall of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S is due to a defect in the carbon-fiber driveshaft. The source said the issue stems from the adhesive bond along the driveshaft and the flange. The result of the problem is loss of power to the rear wheels. Failure of the component may cause the car to stop or decelerate if the vehicle is already moving. The good news is that there were no injuries or deaths that could… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Recalls 705,000 Units Due to Airbag Issues

Mercedes-Benz recalls some of its vehicles in the United States for air bag issues. According to NBC, around 705,000 units were affected by the recall. Based on the source, the vehicles covered by the move were equipped with air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. The problem with the said air bags is that they have the tendency to explode with deadly force. The Takata airbags have the risk of overinflating, which can shoot shrapnels to the passenger area when it pops out. These have been blamed to be the cause of death of at least 10 people in the U.S. Aside from the Mercedes-Benz vehicles, 136,000 units of Daimler vans were also… Continue Reading »


Recalls Issued By Mercedes-Benz In The US

Two voluntary recalls will be issued by Mercedes-Benz in the United States, as shown on a report from The company has already notified the NHTSA of the planned recall. Eight hundred nine units will be affected by one recall while the second recall will affect 52 vehicles. The two recalls will start in January 2016 and the owners of the vehicles affected will be notified by Mercedes-Benz USA that their vehicles will be repaired for free. A press release of the company showed the issues did not result to accidents and no one was injured due to the potential issues. The recalls of Mercedes-Benz USA were announced on December… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Recalls More Cars Due to Several Issues

A series of Mercedes-Benz recalls were once again announced. It was due to several models of the brand having a defective engine control unit (ECU) software, and having problems with the intakes. According to the press release of Mercedes-Benz USA, which was published through Autoblog, 3,813 units were covered in the latest recall. The recall was decided after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found out that some cars of certain manufacturing dates have the tendency to bring about a software error within the ECU. This results to the vehicle stalling when coasting to a stop, such as at a traffic light. In addition, other models were found to have faulty intakes or exhaust camshafts…. Continue Reading »


2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Coupe Recalled for Faulty Seatbelts

Even for a very luxurious brand that air an aura of excellence, Mercedes-Benz still makes mistakes occasionally. Well, no one is perfect anyway, and what’s important is that the issue gets remedied right away. Recently, it was revealed by Edmunds that Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling 2,580 units of its 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Coupe. This time, the culprit were the faulty seatbelts. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, the installation angle of the front seatbelts were incorrect. It said the left-side seatbelts may have been placed on the right side and vice-versa. The government agency warned that its improper integration may affect its locking mechanism. NHTSA stated… Continue Reading »


11,000 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans Recalled

Daimler just announced that it will be recalling some of its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans. According to MarketWatch, the move is to allow the company to replace the software of the vehicle that is related to its emissions. Based from the source, the company sent an estimated 11,000 letters to customers who bought Sprinter models. The document mentioned that the “emissions-relevant control units” of the vans will be getting enhanced software. Further along the letter, it noted that it is “to avoid possible trouble with the authorities and test organizations.” The parent of the three-pointed star brand cleared out though that the decision had nothing to do with the problem plaguing Volkswagen, which is related… Continue Reading »


New Mercedes Recall Affects 149,000 Cars in China and Germany

A new Mercedes recall was set in motion once more. Last Monday, Daimler released a statement about a new recall involving its Mercedes-Benz cars. According to the company, around 149,000 vehicles under the three-pointed star brand will be affected. Among the models covered by the decision were the E-Class and CLS-CLass built within 2012 up to 2014. Then, the areas affected are China and Germany. Source of the Problem Daimler cited safety concerns as the cause of the Mercedes recall. The Stuttgart-based multinational corporation said it found out that the insulating panel seals in the engine bay has the possibility to come loose. This could lead to situations wherein the loose parts might come… Continue Reading »


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